Mental Health Technician Trainee
Company: Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS)
Type: Full Time
The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire a Mental Health Tech Trainee at the Mabley Developmental Center. The incumbent will, for a period of time from six and not to exceed twelve months, receive instruction and training in providing care for individuals with developmental disabilities. Completes on the job training assignments totaling a minimum of 120 hours in formal classroom training and a minimum of 400 hours in on-the-job training. Performs beginning level direct care functions in the care and habilitation of individuals with developmental disabilities, on assigned unit under supervision during trainee period. Job Responsibilities:
- For a period of time, from six and not to exceed twelve months, receives instruction and training in the caring for individuals with developmental disabilities.
- Completes on the job training assignments totaling a minimum of 120 hours in formal classroom training and a minimum of 400 hours in on-the-job training.
- Escorts individuals during activities including self-help activities such as toileting, bathing, dressing, eating and laundry.
- Performs basic housekeeping assignments including mopping, cleaning tables, removing trash, weighing up to 50 pounds, etc.